Bug 14476 - gnome-terminal doesn't handle proportional fonts
Summary: gnome-terminal doesn't handle proportional fonts
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2000-07-22 21:41 UTC by Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-24 16:07:03 UTC
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Description Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-22 21:41:21 UTC
When selecting a proportional font (like Adobe Times) for gnome terminal,
_lots_ of extra white space shows up.

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2000-07-24 16:07:02 UTC
The only way proportional fonts make sense is to add padding to each character
to emulate a fixed width font; this is what xterm does. I'll send the bug
upstream, but even if it's fixed I'm not going to put the patch in Winston 
because it will almost certainly require significant code changes and
potentially introduce instability.

Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2001-07-12 17:48:09 UTC
Upstream as http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=57442

Closing in RH bugzilla

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